σατράπης

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Iranian *xšaθra-pā/ă- (literally kingdom-protector),[1] which is cognate with Old Persian 𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎱𐎠𐎺𐎠 (xšaçapāvā); see there for more.

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Noun[edit]

σᾰτράπης (satrápēsm (genitive σᾰτράπου); first declension

  1. a satrap, title of a Persian viceroy or governor of a province (satrapy)
  2. In general, of any governor or lord

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “Archived copy”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1], accessed 17 December 2016, archived from the original on 17 May 2017

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